I’m so excited to be at the Times Union Home Expo again this year! With so many makeover shows on TV why would you need a Designer? Some things come natural to people like cooking, painting or decorating, for the rest of us it takes an education. Read more “Insider Tips Working with Interior Designers”
As temperatures drop outside stay warm inside with some cozy fireplace inspiration. From traditional to modern, gas to wood-burning, a fireplace can add a serious cozy factor to your room. Just imagine snuggling up to a warm fire on these frigid nights. Read more “Heart and Hearth of the Family..”
Today I’m sitting by my window, computer on my lap, cup of hot tea in my hands… Why?? Because the sun is beating through warming my body it has me waiting for spring! Living in Upstate New York means that you have a front-row seat to some of the most spectacular seasons that nature can produce.
There is something magnificent about an open door.. its welcoming..Like a first camera shot in a movie, your front door and windows introduce the style of the interior of your home. Windows and doors have the same effect as an establishing shot in a movie. They speak volumes about your style and invite the viewer to want to live in this world you’ve created. Read more “Comfort Windows and Doors..Bringing the Sunshine In!”
What a wonderful idea this is! I wish we had this years ago, we had to have a company come dig up my yard and it was a mess to fix the leaks… Maintaining your investment is important, you need a solution that will last and protect the finishes you install in your space.
Did you know that roughly seventy percent of our planet is water covered at any given time. So what makes us think we can build a simple structure, using the most basic of materials, and have even the slightest chance of stopping water from intruding? Read more “Keep your Basement Beautiful..”
Sleepy Hollow Lake tucked away in Athens New York, is virtually an unknown obscure spot. A beautiful 2 1/2 mile long lake, with a view of the Taconic Mountains to the east and the Catskill Mountains to the west. The community was featured in a 2015 episode of the HGTV series Lakefront Bargain Hunt.
Albany Center Gallery has provided a platform for 39 years for the work of contemporary visual artists to engage the public, Leslie Urbach opened the gallery’s doors in 1977. The Albany Center Gallery (a non-profit art space) that is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art of the Mohawk Hudson Region. They have at least 7 major exhibits each year. Located at 247 Lark Street in Albany, the Gallery holds regular classes and workshops.
With wide open spaces, blurring the division between indoor and outdoor spaces using large windows, there is a certain beauty, and inner strength that matches the outer beauty of a Post and Beam Home. In contrast with the surrounding wooded landscape, absolute symmetry rules in this space, double-height living room, from the placement of the windows to the positioning of the furniture. Read more “Barn Homes and Beyond.. Post and Beam”